Fortive Corporation ( FTV ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 22, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.07 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 29, 2018. Shareholders who purchased FTV prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that FTV has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of FTV was $75.85, representing a -1.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $76.68 and a 33.7% increase over the 52 week low of $56.73.
FTV is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as ASML Holding N.V. ( ASML ) and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ). FTV's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.96. Zacks Investment Research reports FTV's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 18.31%, compared to an industry average of 13.9%.
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